Acacia Nyssophilla

Wait-a-while
Small open shrub to about 2-3m. Phyllodes ("leaves")  are cylindrical and ending in a very sharp point. Fruits are bean-like pods twisted in a more or less random fashion holding a number of seeds arranged along the length of the pod. The golden yellow flowers form globular clusters. A good reference to the acacias can be found at World Wide Wattle.





Closeup of flowers



Closeup of phyllodes



Closeup of fruits


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First created 22 December 2005
Last modified 22 December 2005
© Ken Sarkies 2005